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Lebanon water system on verge of total collapse, says UN

Lebanon‘s water supply system is on the verge of total collapse, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in…

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U.S. calls on Russia to stop Central Africa violence

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations called on Russia on Wednesday to stop violence by “mercenaries working as an…

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China Warns UN as Human Rights Chief Seeks to Inspect Xinjiang

China accused the United Nations‘ top human rights official of making “erroneous remarks” after the commissioner revealed that she was…

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UN council will meet June 8 to recommend next UN chief

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council will meet June 8 to make its recommendation for the next secretary-general…

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Muslim countries seek U.N. probe into possible crimes in Gaza conflict

Muslim countries are calling on the United Nations to investigate possible crimes committed during the 11-day conflict between Israel and…

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Delay child vaccinations and share jabs, WHO urges

Wealthier nations should postpone plans to give children and teenagers Covid vaccines and instead donate supplies to low-income countries, the…

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U.N. chief pushes tax on rich who profited during pandemic

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged governments on Monday to consider imposing a “solidarity or wealth tax” on the rich…

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U.S. and China spar over racism at United Nations

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, who is Black, clashed with her Chinese counterpart on Friday when she described…

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U.N. seeks access to Ethiopia’s Tigray for war crimes probe

The United Nations’ human rights chief asked Ethiopia on Thursday to allow monitors into Tigray to investigate reports of killings…

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Anita Kiki Gbeho: Ghanaian appointed Deputy Special Rep for UNSOM

The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Anita Kiki Gbeho as his new Deputy Special Representative for the United…

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Africa

CAR accuses former president of ‘attempted coup’

Central African Republic authorities have accused a former president of an attempted coup, as a coalition of rebel groups combined…

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World

We need new allies to end violence against women

For girls and women, COVID-19 has been dangerous in more ways than one. Gender-based violence has surged worldwide in what…

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